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Dir. of Digital Accessibility

The University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC,US

Advertised Job Summary

The Director of Digital Accessibility is responsible for overseeing all University of South Carolina efforts to offer inclusive, usable digital content and technology for those with disabilities and every other member of the extended UofSC community. The Director is an expert in digital accessibility, including interpretation of WCAG guidelines, implementation of solutions to meet those guidelines, manual and automated testing, and documentation of accessibility compliance (e.g., VPAT ).

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master’s degree and 6 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 8 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Strong understanding of WCAG guidelines along with direct experience interpreting issues and recommending solutions is required. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, written communication skills, and presentation skills are required. Must have experience collaborating with others across departments and job levels, including reviewing work and offering feedback to high-level stakeholders. Preferred Experience – Direct experience and proven success with digital accessibility remediation and strategy. Certification in digital accessibility (e.g. International Association of Accessibility Professionals Certification). Direct involvement in prior large-scale accessibility remediations and strategic planning initiatives

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive
No

Hazardous weather category
Non-Essential

Number of Vacancies
1

Desired Start Date
08/16/2020

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date

Job Open Date
07/17/2020

Job Close Date
08/31/2020

Open Until Filled
No

Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting
http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/84221

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